Herodotus' References to Colonization of Greece

II, 49 Herodotus' objectivity re colonization

II, 49-52 Names of Greek gods came from Egypt

II, 55-58 Egyptian and Libyan origins of oracle at Dodona

II, 171 Danaids brought cult of Demeter to Greece

II, 282 Danaids founded temple of Athena at Lindos in Rhodes

IV, 147 Kadmos settled Phoenicians at Thera

V, 58 Kadmos and Phoenicians brought writing to Greece

cp. Plato in Phaedrus

where Egyptian god Thoth invents writing